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Long Melford: Small chimney fire in High Street

PUBLISHED: 19:40 11 January 2014 | UPDATED: 19:40 11 January 2014

Archant

A small fire broke out in a chimney at a property in a high street.

The incident happened at atound 5.50pm in Long Melford.

One crew from Sudbury attended the scene and had brought it under control within 10 minutes of their arrival.

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  • Just a comment but Long Melford has its own retained fire station which is less than a mile from the High Street yet apparently a fire tender from Sudbury attended this call. That is at least 6 miles away.

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    The original Victor Meldrew

    Monday, January 13, 2014

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